Currently Known Issues


iOS
  • v2.9.14

    • General UI sluggishness - Mostly affects old devices
      • Solution in the next major update (3.x)
    • iOS 10 Beta 2 issues
      • Frequent crashes - Appears to be an iOS bug, hoping this will be resolved by the next iOS beta.
      • Pausing while connected to Bluetooth devices on iOS 10 beta 2 - Appears to be an iOS bug, hoping this will be resolved by the next iOS beta.
    • iOS 10+
      • Table row section header indentation is missing
      • Fixed in next release (2.9.16)
  • v2.9.13

    • Can't download/stream directly from search results
      • Workaround - Subscribe to the podcast first, then you'll be able to download or stream individual episodes.
      • Fixed in v2.9.14 (Fix available in latest beta)
    • Episode counts are not always in sync on podcast & playlist rows
    • Downloaded episodes sometimes converted to streaming
    • Videos sometimes don't start by tapping the episode
      • Workaround - On an iPad, tap the play button, then choose video. On an iPhone, tap any other video, dismiss the player, then tap the desired video episode again.
      • Fixed in v2.9.14 (Fix available in latest beta)
  • v2.9.12

    • Some users experiencing a startup crash
      • Fixed in v2.9.13
    • Player view artwork isn't visible when zoomed
      • Fixed in v2.9.13
    • Battery drain
      • Fixed in v2.9.13
    • Watch app crash when tapping the Player button
      • Fixed in v2.9.13
    • iCloud syncing inconsistencies
      • Much improved in v2.9.13
  • v2.9.11

    • Continuous play background issue when playing imported episodes
      • Fixed in v2.9.12
    • CarPlay - Lists can become out of sync with the actual datasource they represent and certain models will occasionally open to an empty first list.
      • Fixed in v2.9.12
  • v2.9.9

    • Potential crash loop after starting playback of a streamed episode with an invalid media file URL
      • Workaround - Temporarily enable airplane mode and start Downcast.
      • Fixed in v2.9.10
    • Occasional issue where episodes will be stuck with a preparing notice
      • Workaround - Back out of the player and tap the episode to restart it
    • Chromecast pausing after 3 minutes when Downcast is in the background
      • Workaround - Keep Downcast in the foreground
      • Fixed in v2.9.10
    • Potential crash loop if loading an episode with an invalid URL.
      • Workaround - Temporarily enable airplane mode and open Downcast.
      • Fixed in v2.9.10
    • Manually sorted playlist continuous play issue. Episodes play in the wrong order after reordering.
      • Fixed in v2.9.10


Mac
  • v2.9.14

    • Startup crash for some users with global shortcuts setup
  • v2.9.13

    • Issues downloading artwork sometimes
      • Fixed in v2.9.14
    • Downloaded episodes sometimes converted to streaming
      • Fixed in v2.9.14
  • v2.9.12

    • Some users experiencing a startup crash
      • Fixed in v2.9.13
    • Occasional error message when moving to the next episode
      • Fixed in v2.9.13
    • iCloud syncing inconsistencies
      • Much improved in v2.9.13
  • v2.9.10

    • A handful of feeds will fail to refresh due to the mime types they return
      • Fixed in 2.9.11
    • Issue for some users when importing OPML
      • Fixed in 2.9.11
    • Issue for some users with continuous play. Receiving an error message about invalid media types.
      • Fixed in 2.9.11
  • v2.9.9

    • Deadlock when starting Downcast following crash.
      • Workaround - Reset Downcast's preferences: How-to
      • Fixed in 2.9.10
    • Crash when importing OPML
      • Fixed in 2.9.10